Earth Music Series Book IV The Pedal
Each of these elementary/early intermediate books focuses on a particular technical issue for the piano. Most of the pieces are suitable for performance and are not just exercises. These valuable teaching tools help the student achieve important aspects of playing such as trills, mordents, appoggiaturas, pedalling, and contemporary idioms. There is an informative preface in each of the books not only outlining the particular technique, but also providing helpful practice suggestions and exercises. This book introduces students to the right and left pedals. Beginning with a brief survey of how sound is produced in the piano, the book continues with sequential exercises in pedalling using a metronome without playing. The are eight lovely pieces using the pedallings described in the introduction.
• Elementary to early intermediate
• Eight lovely pieces using various types of pedalling
• Core curriculum material for the piano studio.